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Grgur Ninski Statue

Ulica Kralja Tomislava, Split, Croatia
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Roman colony: Colonia Martia Julia Salonae.
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  • Average22%
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“good luck” (111 reviews)
“big toe” (65 reviews)
“golden gate” (46 reviews)
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Ulica Kralja Tomislava, Split, Croatia
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"good luck"
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"big toe"
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"golden gate"
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"ivan mestrovic"
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"bring luck"
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"national language"
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"religious services"
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"larger than life"
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"old town"
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"croatian sculptor"
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"photo opportunity"
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"diocletian's palace"
in 26 reviews
"beautiful park"
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"walking tour"
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"bishop"
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"rubbing"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Lovely place to take photos and a landmark of Split. Also know for the fable that all wishes made while touching Grgur's toe will come true.

Thank Nadia A
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This statue is a memorial to Gregory of Nin, it stands an imposing 8.5m high and was erected in 1929 in the Peristyle of Diocletian's Palace. Removed by the Italian occupiers during WWII and relocated outside the town, it was moved to its present position...More

Thank Dan L
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A statue which is huge and is very near the main attraction. Local legend has that if you wish touching the golden toe of the statue your wish will be fulfilled. A unique figure and very photogenic too.

Thank trichyashok
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really old monument, situated just outside beautiful Emperor Diocletian's palace in Split. You have to touch Grgur's toe and make a wish

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Reviewed 1 week ago

historic statue brings good luck to travelers & locals ... all you have to do is make a wish & touch his toe

Thank Julianzeljan
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Located at the Golden Gate to the Diocletian Palace, this statue of the Bishop of Nin is massive, and serves as tribute to his efforts in the 10th century to abandon the Latin Service in favor of the Croatian language. It’s a brief site to...More

Thank ggsmac
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very impressive monument made by the greatest Croatian sculptor Ivan Mestrovic. IT's location was perfectly chosen, right by one of the main gates to the old town

Thank nadi O o
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The big guy in front of the golden (north) gate of the palace is a bishop from the 10th century, very important in croatian history. The biggest of three statues of him you can find in croatia, made by a great artist ivan mestrovic, the...More

Thank Nikola J
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Saw it as a part of visit to the Diocletian palace and visit to the old town. You can see that here are still so many people out there who think that rubbing others toes brings good luck! I was not interested but my wife...More

Thank vivax74
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

See this when on a walking tour at the north entrance to the palace. Pick up a guided tour really good.

Thank Lorraine H
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Moyra2324
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Response from NicolaLevett | Reviewed this property |
Head towards Diocletian's palace. Its at the Golden Gate entrance.
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